This ikebana vase is a great wedding gift for a couple. It has a pin frog or *kenzan attached to the bottom that pierces the stem of the flowers and allows water to be absorbed by the flowers much longer than in any traditional vase.
Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, blossoms, branches, leaves, and stems find new life as materials for artmaking. In contrast to the western habits of casually placing flowers in a vase, ikebana aims to bring out the inner qualities of flowers and other live materials and express emotion.
A kenzan (剣山), also called spiky frog, is a specific device used in the Japanese art of flower arrangement ikebana for fixing the flowers in the container. ... The name kenzan (剣山) literally means sword mountain. It was introduced by the Moribana style of ikebana.
The tradition dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars.
Sophistication and simple lines were the elements to create this modern One-of-A-Kind vase with wide rim.
1 flower frog is included to keep flowers in very precise places and are often used in Japanese flower arranging.
Dimensions: 9.5 x 9.5 x 1.5 inches
Compartment Capacity: 4 oz.
Flower Frog: 24 mm (1") Brass